Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

-ida Also -idan.

Taxonomic groups.

[Latin, the neuter plural of -idēs, offspring of, from Greek.]

Examples occur in both botany (Bryopsida, the class of the true mosses; Candida, a genus of yeast that can cause thrush) and zoology (Arachnida, the class containing the spiders, mites and related species; Pentastomida, a class of worms that are parasites of the respiratory tract of vertebrates). Adjectives are formed in -idan (arachnidan).

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